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CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 9:00am EST
here by accident. the only reason we're even facing these twin crises right is now because democrats have spent taxpayer money with total abandon over the past four years and done nothing to address the main drivers of the debt. our democratic friends like to say they can't simply cut our way to prosperity. levering are aside the fact that one is proposing that we do that we can't spend our way to prosperity either. that's exactly what democrats have been trying to do for four years. we've been trying to spend our way to prosperity. it hasn't worked yet and not likely to work in the future. this is not complicated. we're not in this mes mess becae washington taxes too little. we're in this mess because washington spends too much. the american people know that and we're not going to get out of it until democrats get serious about real spending cuts and meaningful -- meaningful entitlement changes. so this morning i'd like to speak in a little more detail about why it is that we need to strengthen and protect these entitlement programs through reforms that match them up with the nation
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 12:00pm EST
committees to the charge of overseeing the twin pillars of america's unique role in the world. our commitment to open, transparent free markets and our commitment to democracy and open discourse is a force for international peace. we believe that our global economic interests and our foreign policy values are closely tied together. they should be closely tied together. and that's why we urge our colleagues to seize this opportunity that russia's succession to the world trade organization presents for both job creation and our ability to bind russia to a rule-based system of trade and dispute resolution. granting russia permanent normal trade relations is as much in our interest as it is in theirs. frankly, that's what ought to guide the choices that we make in the senate. the up side of this policy is clear on an international landscape. it is one that really offers this kind of what i would call, frankly, a kind of one-sided trade deal, one that promises billions of dollars in new u.s. exports and thousands of new jobs in america that is certainly in our interest. russia is today the world's
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